Pear Salad with Goat Cheese & Croutons

by Christina West November 13, 2020

Pear Salad with Goat Cheese & Croutons

This recipe features:

Cinnamon Pear Infused Aged Balsamic Vinegar

2 pears, cut into slices
¼ cup toasted pumpkin seeds
3 cups mixed greens
3 slices  French bread, cut into cubes
2 cloves Garlic, minced
4 tbsp of Wild Mushroom and Sage Olive Oil
2 tbsp of Cinnamon Pear Balsamic Vinegar
4 tbsp of goat cheese

  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a bowl, toss French bread cubes with 1 tbs of olive oil to coat. Add garlic and 1/2 of the goat cheese, combine well.
  3. Spread bread cube mixture on a cookie sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes.
  4. Make a vinaigrette in a bowl using the remaining Olive Oil and Vinegar.
  5. Mix the salad in a large bowl, tossing the mixed greens, toasted pumpkin seeds, pear slices and half of the goat cheese.
  6. Continue tossing salad and add vinaigrette.
  7. Continue tossing salad and add cooled croutons.
  8. Finish the salad by topping with the remaining goat cheese.


    Serve and enjoy!




    Christina West
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